Oxford theologian: read Aquinas to counter evolutionism
Catholic World News - August 23, 2012
In a lengthy interview with Vatican Radio, William Carroll, a member of the Faculty of Theology of the University of Oxford, distinguished the scientific findings of evolutionary biology from a philosophic evolutionism.
Carroll, who has written widely in the history of science, recommends the study of St. Thomas Aquinas in the face of this evolutionism.
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Posted by: Justin8110 -
Aug. 23, 2012 1:19 PM ET USA
Don't just read the Schoolmen, read ALL the Fathers, Saints, Doctors and various Councils of the Church and I assure you that you will find not one of them who made mythology out of Genesis 1-11. A great Catholic book that shows the utter imcompatibility of evolution--be it biological or philosophical with the Faith is the masterful The Doctrines of Genesis 1-11 by Rev. Victor P. Warkulwiz M.S.S. Another book (not Catholic but excellent) is Father Seraphim Rose's Genesis, Creation and Early Man.